Brenna Ireland

Photo: Courtesy of Brenna Ireland

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That Was Then...
Brenna Ireland, 36,teacher

Slimming Down
"When I was heavy, the only thing I liked about shopping was hanging out at the makeup counter," says Brenna Ireland. "I found most of my clothes in the Gap and Banana Republic men's departments." She vowed to lose weight after her mother gave her several size 28 outfits—and none of them fit. Within two years of starting to eat less and exercise, she'd lost 200 pounds.

See Brenna's amazing transformation